The Courage To Confront The Behemoth Of Russian Doping

In last month’s column, I predicted that 2015 would come to be looked upon as international sport’s "Year of Discontent" — a year in which the public began to become aware of massive failures and systemic corruption in the governance of international sport, and I warned that a coming World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) independent commission (IC) report might soon blow the lid off widespread corruption in international track and field.

On Nov. 9, the WADA IC delivered a report that has shaken the Olympic movement to...

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